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I've only picked up saphir stuff from LF. I travel quite a bit so a lot of my stuff like Vass and C&J are bought overseas...

NYC is only a stone throw away anyways.
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NordstromRack Grand Opening in Ottawa, past Thursday. Not Too Shabby.

Good thing is it's not too close to home, bad thing is, weekly I go to that part of the city, so I might have to work it into my routine that day.

Scores:
Fierce Double Monk cap toe in straight black
nice Orangey-beiged patina'd pebble finish double zippered ankle boot
pebble grained black clean chukka, super comfy
laced Sick Narrow exaggerated cap toe light tan/beige.

Fam got shoe of choice each, s/o got 2 winter boots & accessories galore with baby kitten rainbow ear head-thingy & x2 Barbie's. Fun outing. Best part,

x2 Large Gabriel's Pizzas
mmmmmmmm

& the youngest is now a DJ convert. @bubble.tea is proud!
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Nike React Element 87 in the "Knicks" colorway.

Raptor fans will know why I'm wearing those socks... and where I'm heading to right now! Grinning Face With Smiling Eyes

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Where did you get the RM Williams and how much?

Also any deals out there for shoe trees?
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Badman wrote:
Dec 26th, 2018 11:23 am
...Also any deals out there for shoe trees?
I keep tellin my buddy to start making custom shoe trees...Cedar isn't exactly a premium wood so the profit margin is huge. Whoever is peddling the shoe tree industry is a genius. He makes exclusive custom wood cabinetry & ..well...anything of wood..fine woodworking....everything but shoe trees !!! lol.

I read that Ascot's are teaming up with Banksy....what an innovative pivotal point for them. Just when you thought you could remotely be in the market for Ascots (in the next decade)...their custom branch is gonna explode yet again.

Anyway, unless you're in the budget for an $80 Saphir shoe tree,
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Over the past year, the best deal I found are these off Amazon; $120 for 6. Double pump, split ends, very nice. Free shipping.
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Haven’t bought a pair of “dress shoes” in a few years looking for a pair to primarily wear with a charcoal Grey suit. Any recommendations? Thanks.
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Badman wrote:
Dec 26th, 2018 11:23 am
Where did you get the RM Williams and how much?
Ssense. Fast shipping and excellent customer service.

Discounted to $400 something from $600 something.
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Gtsourapis wrote:
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Haven’t bought a pair of “dress shoes” in a few years looking for a pair to primarily wear with a charcoal Grey suit. Any recommendations? Thanks.
Depends on your budget.

Nordstrom Rack have several models of Allen Edmonds between $200-$300 that you can see and try on in person if you live near one.

Allen Edmonds is considered solid dress shoes for the price in general at that price range.
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Ssense. Fast shipping and excellent customer service.

Discounted to $400 something from $600 something.
Ssense is great when they have sales and I agree they fulfill their orders quickly. Unlike some other shops that take upwards of a week before they send out the shipping. But my one complaint about Ssense is their god awful website. How can you find anything on that site?
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Jan 3rd, 2019 7:43 am
...Nordstrom Rack have several models of Allen Edmonds between $200-$300...

Allen Edmonds is considered solid dress shoes for the price in general at that price range.
The price range is correct., mainly 275'ish. I would definitely call them 'solid', as in solid construction, but with the caveat that it is a little too clunky for me., at least the ones I've seen there. They carry 3-5 styles only. Not with Danite sold, leather, footbed (feels SOOOOOOOOO hard & stiff, like walking on a block of marble LOL). I would also describe the ones they carry there as really standard classic styles. Nothing fancy or innovative. Classic cap toe, classic midwing/longwing wingtip & a clean no brogued oxford.

For $150-$230 I've found far more nicer & Made in Italy - with sleeker designs & patina in random spots. Marshalls has started bringing in random oneofs. Ever other month or so I find a gorgeous shoe with a leather sole & upper, proper stitching & is pretty much like a solid offbrand PC, without the premium cost of an IBM Manufacturer stamp.

I got lucky over the holidays with Eddie Bauer (gotta support my questionably Canadian vendor)...Picked up their K6 in Paprika for $75 tax in, & their K8 for $100tax in in Copper. Absolutely beautiful boots.

Also managed to snag two really catching oxfords in various levels of broguing & patina. Solar Flarey/Orangey/browny with toe highlight...lol I'm killing it. I'll take a pic sometime. Too lazy to share anymore...ever since photobucket died, it's a no share kinda experience :(.
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Well, Nordstrom Rack played everybody.

Long after Christmas deals, Boxing Day & Week deals...they finally have 33%clearance deals.

On the shoes I'd looked at and a few of which I bought...they're now $70-$110 Cheaper..
Each!!!

With the Allen Edmonds dropping sub 2 Bill's, I decided it was time to pick up my first. Size is great, but they creek. I'll have to powder coat them.

Tomorrow I'm heading back to return rebuy three pairs I bought over the holidays for a profit of $270!!!! Nuts.

Just an idea. These were $274 since they opened up Rack.
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Eddie Bauer

$85 down from $299.

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